Sherri D. Lydell

Partner

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Sherri D. Lydell

Partner

Sherri D. Lydell is a partner in the Commercial Finance and Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring Groups. Sherri represents a wide range of lending institutions in various finance transactions, including loan originations for both asset-based loans and real estate, loan restructurings, out-of-court workouts and bankruptcy proceedings in the middle market.

Sherri also represents corporate clients on a multitude of contract matters including buy-out and purchase and sale agreements. She also represents clients with respect to commercial litigation matters in the state and federal courts as well as post-judgment enforcement.

Sherri has extensive experience representing Chapter 7 and 11 corporate and individual debtors, Chapter 7 and 11 trustees, secured creditors, equipment lessors, individual creditors and unsecured creditors’ committees, as well as numerous parties in out-of-court workouts.

She represents several national retail companies and other corporate organizations with respect to lease and asset acquisitions throughout the United States. Over the last several years, Sherri has represented purchasers and bidders in such matters as Urban Brands, Daffy’s, Atlantic Express, Dots, Deb Stores, Simply Fashions, Joyce Leslie, Toys R Us and the Fallas/National Stores bankruptcy cases.

Sherri is one of the founders and board members of WHOW of NY, Inc., a nonprofit organization benefiting women. She is also a board member of the Needlers Foundation, supporting pediatrics. She has also served on the Advisory Board of the Epiphany Community Nursery School in Manhattan. Sherri is also a member of numerous organizations, including the Contemporary Credit Club, Turnaround Management Association, New York Institute of Credit, Mortgage Bankers Association of N.Y. Inc. and the New York Bankers Association.

Prior to joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Sherri practiced at Platzer, Swergold, Levine, Goldberg, Katz & Jaslow, LLP for nearly 30 years.

Education
  • George Washington University, BBS
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • New York Institute of Credit, Honorable Burton R. Lifland, Mentor of the Year, 2017
Memberships
  • WHOW of NY, Inc., founder and board member
  • Needlers Foundation, board member
  • Epiphany Community Nursery School in Manhattan, Advisory Board member
  • Contemporary Credit Club
  • Gotham City Networking, Inc.
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of N.Y. Inc.
  • New York Bankers Association

Quote I live by:
"No woman is alone if she has her friends and a good bottle of wine by her side."

Favorite vacation spot:
Napa and Big Sur

What I do when I'm not practicing law/in my spare time:
I'm with friends eating and listening to live music and making new friends

Favorite movie/TV character:
The Godfather, Michael Corleone

Last concert:
Lukas Nelson, son of Willie Nelson

News

Events

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Supports the New York Edge Annual Benefit Luncheon

    Tarter Krinsky & Drogin managing partner Alan Tarter, and Commercial Finance partners Ed Farrell and Sherri Lydell recently attended the New York Edge Annual Benefit Luncheon alongside members of the BankUnited team, whose Chief Operating Officer was honored for his support of access to education in underserved communities.

Education
  • George Washington University, BBS
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D.
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • New York Institute of Credit, Honorable Burton R. Lifland, Mentor of the Year, 2017
Memberships
  • WHOW of NY, Inc., founder and board member
  • Needlers Foundation, board member
  • Epiphany Community Nursery School in Manhattan, Advisory Board member
  • Contemporary Credit Club
  • Gotham City Networking, Inc.
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of N.Y. Inc.
  • New York Bankers Association

Sherri Lydell

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